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NBA second-round playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks

NBA second-round playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks

1. Cleveland Cavaliers

First round: Defeated Detroit, 4-0.

4. Atlanta Hawks

First round: Defeated Boston, 4-2.

Season series: Cavaliers 3-0.

Key stats: Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is cooking in the playoffs, averaging 27.5 points per game, second-best in the postseason. He's making 47% of his three-pointers. The Hawks were fifth in points allowed (93.8) and in points scored (100.5) in the playoffs and third in assists (22.7).

Outlook: It has become clear that the Cavaliers are more than just LeBron James in these playoffs. He has gotten plenty of help from Irving and...

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